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Archive 2010: 1st - 7th February

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Saturday & Sunday, 6th & 7th February

Malta - The Times of Malta
Still no trace of Casino robbers' speedboat
Business As Usual At Casino -- With Reminders Of Crash
KVVU FOX 5 Henderson, NV 

Laughlin - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Driver who crashed into Laughlin casino had history of blackouts

Adadir, Morocco -
Hikvision monitors high-rollers at Morocco casino

Singapore - Straits Times/AFP & WSJ
CRA issues licence to RWS
Singapore Issues Casino License

Singapore - Casino Regulatory Authority
Simple message on the website of the Singapore Casino Regulatory Authority.

Singapore - Straits Times & Today Online
3,500 barred from casinos 
A sign casino will open soon?

Sentosa Casino
xcode's photostream on

South Africa - & Richmark Sentinel
Sun City casino robbed
Sun City Casino hit by ten armed robbers

Malta - The Times of Malta
Arrests in connection with casino hold-up
Casino robbers 'spoke in Maltese'

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal
COMMENTS ABOUT OBAMA: Mayor's remarks stir backlash

Coventry - Coventry Telegraph
Mum calls for answers after death in Coventry casino

IGE 2010 - International Gaming Expo. Part 2

additional headlines...
Macau casinos hitting jackpot - Reuters Video. 2nd February
Penn Gaming buys former auto plant for casino - Columbus, Ohio
Plans fall through for casino in struggling Atlantic City, N.J.
Do Senecas owe NYS $41M for police services?
Casinos' future uncertain - Illinois
Online Gambling Company Player Boosts PartyGaming Profits

Friday, 5th February

Chile - El Mercurio
SCJ concluyó certificación de obras complementarias de Casino Sol Calama

Malta - The Times of Malta
Casino heist haul put at €500,000

Newcastle - Journal Live
Did Chineses murder victims pay price for gambling scam?

London & Taiwan - David Liu @ GTI Taiwan
ATEI & IGE London UK Expo slideshow - Over 300 slideshow images.

New York - Las Vegas Review-Journal & NY Daily News
Slot casino at Aqueduct racetrack moving ahead; one bidder 'mystified'
Aqueduct Raceway racino mess: Who's who in Aqueduct Entertainment Group

Philippines - Philippine Inquirer
Korean firm starts upgrade of Subic casino

New York - Reuters
U.S. judge sets stage for Trump, Icahn casino battle

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Deutsche Bank writes down value of Cosmopolitan by $103 million

London - Bloomberg
Betfair Appoints Marks’ Dyson Amid Reports of $2.4 Billion IPO

London - The Guardian
'The Gambler grabs you and doesn't let go' - The Gambler Royal Opera House

Germany & Switzerland - Daily Telegraph
Alcohol drug could be used to 'cure gambling addicts' Casino images of the day...

Sands Macao
TON70's photostream
The Campanile Tower Shines at the Venetian
The Campanile Tower Shines at the Venetian
Motel George's photostream

additional headlines...
Obama slams Las Vegas Again-Mayor Goodmans Reaction
Online Gambling Sites Abuzz About MasterCard’s ‘Blocking’ - eCredit Daily
Mastercard crackdown leaves US players unable to pay - eGaming Review
Records review shows Alabama Christian Coalition receives gambling money
Sun International workers back at posts - The Citizen/sapa
Alabama ABC employees warned not to patronize gambling venues
Gamblers fund - Parliamentarians propose pool to help addicts - Jamaica
Casino Robberies Catch Federal Attention - South Dakota

Thursday, 4th February

Washington - AP
Penn National outlook disappoints, shares tumble

Macau - Macau Daily Times & Macau Business
Forbes: Stanley Ho’s wealth ranked 17th
Moody’s: Melco Crown’s latest results "disappointing"
Moody's cuts Melco Crown subsidiary outlook
Macau Studio City in court
Macau casino revenue to grow 20% in 2010 - Goldman Sachs analysts.

California - Market Wire
Barona Shuffles the Deck With Its New Chipless Blackjack Game
Shuffle Master  i-Table™

London - AP
International Gaming Awards - Classy video from

Laughlin -, CNN, AP & Fox5Vegas
2 Dead, 8 Injured In Laughlin Casino Crash
2 die when car crashes into Nevada casino
Vehicle to be checked in deadly Nev. casino crash
Official: 2 Killed, At Least 7 Hurt In Casino Crash

Edgewater Hotel and Casino Laughlin Nevada
Edgewater Hotel and Casino Laughlin Nevada
gordon2208's photostream on Flickr

IGE 2010 - International Gaming Expo. Part 1

Washington - AP
Obama responds to ire over 2nd anti-Vegas remark

Carson City & Las Vegas - AP
NV regulators endorse plan for Planet Hollywood

Sydney & Queensland - & Melbourne Age
Tabcorp First-Half Earnings Fall on Slot-Machine Tax
Tabcorp sets sights on Gold Coast

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Man accused of counting cards sues over Harrah’s ban

Singapore - New York Times
Operators Pin High Hopes on Singapore Casinos

Coventry - Coventry Telegraph
Cashier, 38, collapses and dies at Coventry casino

Macau - Reuters
Melco Crown's City of Dreams in need of white knight

Malta - The Times of Malta & Malta Independent
Six-figure sum stolen in Casino di Venezia heist
Ocean’s 11 style casino robbery

Casino Di Venezja
Casino Di Venezia - 2007 image.
Reno Osmond's photostream

Wind Creek Reaction to Raids - WALA FOX 10 Mobile, AL 

additional headlines...
Trump asks court for right to vote on Icahn plan
Former public defender accused of printing $1 million in bogus checks to gamble at casinos
2 casinos in state temporarily close doors
Greens to phase out poker machines - Tazmania
Worcestershire poker champion waits on extradition verdict - Sunday Mercury
Poker champion from Kidderminster fears death penalty in USA - Birm. Post

Wednesday, 3rd February

Australia - Herald Sun & The Australian
James Packer finally gets his male heir
James Packer's billion-dollar baby

Carson City - Las Vegas Sun
State Supreme Court throws out mother, daughter slot cheating convictions

Macau - Reuters Video
Macau opens Michael Jackson shrine

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun & LVR-J
Obama responds to Harry Reid criticism; Goodman upset over remark
"When times are tough, you tighten your belts," Obama said. "You don’t go buying a boat when you can barely pay your mortgage. You don’t blow a bunch of cash in Vegas when you’re trying to save for college."
Obama At New Hampshire Town Hall Part 3 of 3
'You don't blow a bunch of cash in Vegas..': Obama remark reopens wound

Las Vegas & Macau - Bloomberg
Melco Crown CEO Calls Stake Report 'Total Nonsense'

Nice, France - AFP, Nice Matin &
Le patron du groupe Partouche entendu dans une "affaire niçoise"
Patrick Partouche entendu par la PJ dans un dossier de racket

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal
UFC investment won't be used to help bail out Station Casinos, owners say - Lorenzo Fertitta

Alabama -, Business Week/AP &
2nd Alabama casino closes in White Hall
Ala. gov: Casino computer changes show illegality
White Hall shuts doors again

Pennsylvania - Yahoo/PRNewswire
Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Increases 39% in January

Matthews, N.C. - Business Wire
Pokertek Installs 40th PokerPro Table in Mexico

Pennsylvania - PhillyBurbes/AP
Dealers in training for new jobs at W.Va. casino

Macau - Globe Newswire
Asia Properties Confirms Record High Macau Gaming

Casino images of the day...

Macau Casinos
Macau Casinos
Zhengamajig's photostream on Flickr
Casino De Montecarlo, Mónaco
Casino De Montecarlo, Mónaco
CuchoGOL's photostream on Flickr

additional headlines...
Casino Enterprise Management - February Digital Issue
PartyGaming says to beat expectations - Yahoo/Reuters
Nigeria Gets Sun Casino - Global Gaming Business
2010 International Gambling Conference - Auckland, Crowne Plaza 24 - 26 February.
Katie Price and Alex Reid marry in secret Las Vegas ceremony
Bookie Done is Red Knight

Tuesday, 2nd February

Casino images of the day...
JB_SUITE2206's photostream on
Another gorgeous close-up of @hollymadison123 from Friday's opening of PH Towers
Holly Madison at the opening of PH Towers
phvegas's photostream on

Macau & Hong Kong - CNN Money & Yahoo
Melco Crown Entertainment Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited Earnings Conference Call (Q4 2009)

Macau - Reuters & China Daily/Xinhua
Macau casino shares rise, gambling revenue hits record
Macao's gaming revenues surge 55% in Jan
Galaxy Ent, Melco Int, Sands China, SJM, Wynn Macau

London - Independent, Guardian & DCMS
Sports Politics: Government report urges swift action to tackle match-fixing
Rick Parry's gambling review demands longer bans for sporting cheats
Rick Parry led report proposes new cross-sports betting integrity unit be set up

Las Vegas - Daily Telegraph
Las Vegas casinos need a full house to break losing streak

Azov City, Krasnodar - RIA Novosti & Russia Today
Russia’s first newly legal casino opens its doors
Russia’s first legal casino opens in Azov City
Speaker of Krasnodar Duma dies in car crash
Orakul casino legally opens in Azov City gambling zone

Orakul Casino - Azov City
RIA Novosti image showing final preparations for the official opening of the Orakul Casino.

Orakul Casino - Azov City
YouTube video showing groundwork and fabrication for the new casino.

Israel & Saxony-Anhalt, Germany - Haaretz
Sybil group plans to build mega-casino in Germany

Macau - Macau Business
SJM wants more
No casinos for Hengqin
Sands bets on China, worries about Vegas
LVS to restart Cotai in February

additional headlines...
Ariz. casino revenue fell sharply in 4th quarter - Down 13%.
Appeals Court Upholds Contempt Order In Online-Gambling Case - WSJ
Playtech reports positive fourth quarter - iGamingBusiness

Monday, 1st February

Gaming Investments - The Street
Casino Winners: Sands, Wynn, MGM

Atlantic City & Macau - Las Vegas Sun
MGM Mirage disputes N.J. regulators’ authority to vet its partner in Macau

Pansy Ho
Pansy Ho
Casino Collection/Global GamingBusiness on Flickr

London -
2010 International Gaming Expo. - Gaming floor's Flickr Collection

Triple Crown Roulette
Triple Crown Roulette

Azov City - Moscow Times
Lawmaker Killed in Car Crash After Opening of First Casino

Pennsylvania - Pitsburgh Post-Gazette & PRNewswire
Gaming Control Board puts three men on exclusion list
Four Individuals Placed on Gaming Control Board's Casino Exclusion List

Singapore - Straits Times, Malaysian Insider & China Post
121 out of 5,000 rejected
How chips will fall at casinos - Ong Dai Lin
Sands' Singapore casino to avoid junket operators fees
"Only casino customers who pay a US$100,000 deposit before they play will be allowed to gamble on credit, the report said. Singaporeans and the island's permanent residents will be required to pay US$100 to enter either casino."

additional headlines...
Lawmakers Look To Gambling For Revenue - Honolulu

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